The fifth edition of Pakistan Super League will be carrying a whopping prize money of US $1million, which was announced today by the PSL management.
According to the details, the winners of the fifth edition of the PSL will take home half a million dollars as well as the glittering PSL trophy. The runners-up will be awarded US $200,000.
Furthermore,the man of the match of every game will receive a cheque of $ 4,500. A total of 34 matches will be played between the six teams of PSL.
As much as $80,000 will be equally distributed between the player of the tournament, best batsman, best bowler and Spirit of Cricket. The remaining amount will be distributed for other match-related awards such as the best catch, best run-out and most sixes.
“The 34-match 32-day HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 will be the biggest cricket extravaganza to take place in Pakistan and first since the six-team Asia Cup 2008. Twelve years ago, the then four Test playing countries were joined by the United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong in a 13-match tournament in Karachi and Lahore. Sri Lanka had defeated India in the final at the National Stadium by 100 runs,” a press release said.
The Pakistan Super League will be played in four different cities-Karachi, Multan, Lahore and Rawalpindi. A star-studded opening ceremony will kick off the exciting cricket tournament followed by the first encounter between Quetta Gladiators and Islamabad United.
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